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deceptive

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2 given to or marked by cheating and deception
  • a mail-order firm indicted for deceptive business practices

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The first known use of deceptive was circa 1611

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“Deceptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deceptive. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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